Eco Gift Guide: For Tiny Tots
The littlest ones are always the most fun to shop for! But they’re also the ones most vulnerable to toxic chemicals so make sure the toys and treats you purchase are safe for them and the planet. Here are a few of our top picks for tiny tots this holiday season:
|Green Hearts Mary Jane:
Part of Simple Shoes’ ecoSNEAKS collection, these toddler-sized mary jane’s were made for your special little princess with organic cotton and used car tire outsoles ($40).
|Fat Tie T-Shirt & Tie Combo:
Whether striking a business deal in the sandbox or minding his manners at the “grown-up event,” this little man will look sharp, and stay comfy, in one of Fat Tie’s hip organic cotton t-shirt and necktie combos ($25).
Made of recycled milk jugs, this toy truck teaches an environmental lesson to young ones. Kids love the movable recycling bed and open/shut rear door ($24.99).
|Organic Preschool Fun Dough:
This kid-safe and environmentally responsible play dough set will provide for hours of fun – come complete with an organic toddler apron, wood rolling pin and four wooden stampers ($29.95).
|Graze Organic Snack Bags:
Silkscreened by hand using water-based inks on 100% certified organic cotton, the snack bags are covered with the cutest graphics depicting the inside contents – there’s even a bag designated for the lunchtime “surprise” ($24 for a set of 3).
|Piggy Paint Mistletoe Gift Pack:
Non-toxic water-based nail polish in 3 seasonal colors – Sometimes Sweet, Ice Cream Dream and Glass Slippers ($22.50).
|Ocean Blue Ruffle Blanket:
This might be more of a gift for mom than for baby! The cuddly 100% organic cotton fleece blanket is perfect for stylish snuggling ($45).
Made with organic bamboo and organic cotton, these made-for-kids but adored-by-adults pillows are filled with the super soft kapok fiber ($62).